History Lesson – Excerpts From Brig Victor Banjo Broadcast on Benin Home Service As Biafran Troops Storm Into Mid-West

  August 14, 1967 20:00 GMT Excerpts From Brig Victor Banjo Broadcast on Benin Home Service  As Biafran Troops Storm Into Mid-West   “… The 29th July 1966 Federal Military Government, came into being as a result of a mutiny in which the primary action was directed at the elimination of a particular ethnic group…

History Lesson – Pope Cautions Gowon On “Reprisals Or Genocide” Against Biafrans

  January 12, 1970 Pope Cautions Gowon on “Reprisals or Genocide” against Biafrans   Pope Paul VI acknowledged today that the Nigerian authorities had promised to respect the human rights of their apparently defeated Biafran adversaries but he warned, as he did yesterday, against further bloodshed. He also sent a message to the Nigerian head…

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General Phillip Effiong

General Phillip Effiong, Ojukwu’s Deputy is Dead.  November 08, 2003 THE defunct Biafran General who signed the surrender document with Colonel Olusegun Obasanjo, Chief Phillip Effiong is dead, Radio Nigeria reported yesterday. Chief Effiong who held the chieftaincy title of Akakang Ibimo Ibom (the people’s sword ) was 78.